Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest 1 Original Cover Art
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Game Info
Square Enix
Square Enix
Release Date
May 27, 1986 (Calendar)
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Dragon Quest is the daddy of the JRPG genre, having gone on to inspire some of the all-time most popular JRPG series in the world. Although unsuccessful on it's original release in the west, going by the title Dragon Warrior, the game was a massive hit in Japan, and has since gone on to become one of the most widely known video games in the world. 

Telling the story of the descendant of the legendary hero Erdrick. You must journey to battle an ancient evil which threatens to throw the world into an everlasting era of darkness. With only your wits and your bright blue armour you must travel the land to write wrongs and generally be a hero. 

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The legendary RPG comes to Nintendo Switch with updated controls. Whether you're a veteran fan in need of a nostalgia trip, or a newcomer to the series looking for a fresh take on an old classic, there's something here for everyone.

Enter a fantasy world of sword, magic, and monsters!


The peace of fair Alefgard has been shattered by the appearance of the nefarious master of the night known as the Dragonlord, and the Sphere of Light, which for so long kept the forces of darkness in check, has been stolen! It is time for you, a young warrior through whose veins flows the blood of the legendary hero Erdrick, to set out on a quest to vanquish the Dragonlord, and save the land from darkness!

Experience the first episode of the DRAGON QUEST series loved by millions in Japan and worldwide! Created by a legendary trio with the master creator Yuji Horii, the revolutionary synthesizer score and orchestration by Koichi Sugiyama, and art by master manga artist Akira Toriyama .